Lior Gross

Pushing Boundaries: Student works to restore fragile veneer of biocrust in the American West

Oct. 4, 2018

Student Lior Gross, who's doing a concurrent bachelor's/master's degree in ecology and evolutionary biology, studies ways to reintroduce biocrust back onto depleted land.

Aaron Treher and Molly McDermott speak with the Cargills at their farm.

Pushing Boundaries: Grad students think like barn swallows to craft an artistic nesting site

Sept. 5, 2018

Side by Side is a community art and science event focused on barn swallows, a declining songbird species that nests exclusively in human-made spaces.

Rachael Kaspar and friend reveal the bees

Pushing Boundaries: Honeybee hive-mates influenced to fan wings to keep hive cool

Aug. 2, 2018

Honeybees fan their wings to cool down hives when temperatures rise, but a new study suggests older honeybees influence the fanning behavior of younger bees.

Beth Osnes leans against a glass door

Pushing Boundaries: Using theater to communicate climate change, one child at a time

July 24, 2018

As a way to engage youth in the climate change conversation, Beth Osnes created "Shine," a musical performance about how energy, climate and humans are interrelated.

Lindsay Scott with a dog at Boulder's Humane Society

Pushing Boundaries: Certificate can lead to career serving animals

July 19, 2018

The new Animals and Society Certificate is for students wanting careers related to wild or domesticated animals, but who are not necessarily interested in becoming biologists, zoologists or veterinarians.

Danielle Bilot

Pushing Boundaries: Can Boulder parking lots save bee populations?

July 12, 2018

A new instructor who was part of a White House task force is guiding students to help solve the world's pollinator problem. Her approach involves native bee species and parking lots.

CU Boulder RoboSub Club's robosub

Pushing Boundaries: Student club to compete in international competition for underwater vehicles

June 22, 2018

A team of engineering students, with the help of CU Boulder's crowdfunding platform, plans to put its design to the test in this year's International RoboSub Competition.

Students stand outside a pocket studio and talk.

Pushing Boundaries: Pocket Studios a modern alternative to backyard sheds

May 29, 2018

The backyard shed is getting a modern upgrade thanks to the innovative ideas of a group of CU Boulder students. Using modern design ideas and trends in working behavior, the team is creating environments that enhance personal, professional and creative productivity to achieve a better work/life balance.

Tom Lemieux speaks with a man inside CU Boulder's EBIO greenhouse.

Pushing Boundaries: CU greenhouse a resource for students and researchers

May 14, 2018

Walk through the Japanese torii gate surrounded by a wildflower garden and step into an ethereal glass building filled with rare and unusual plants and flowers, open twice a year for public tours.

Statue, indigo flowers outside the UMC

Pushing Boundaries: Students express their creativity in UMC Student Arts Program

April 30, 2018

Launched in 2015, the UMC Student Arts Program showcases artwork by CU Boulder graduate students and undergraduates. Two participants discuss their art related to this year's theme "Empower the Future."

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